Jordan Willi is a reporter for the New Richmond News. Previously, he worked as a sports reporter at the Worthington Daily Globe in Worthington, Minnesota. He also interned at the Hudson Star Observer for two summers and contributed to the Bison Illustrated sports magazine at North Dakota State University.
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Since 1996, the Willow River Players have provided entertainment for people throughout the community and the area with its renditions of The Wizard of Oz, Fiddler on the Roof and...
Four WITC campuses around the area are offering Traffic Safety for Point Reduction classes from Jan. 21-30, Tuesday through Thursday from 6-9 p.m. “These classes are usually taken by people who have a few too many points on their license from a speeding ticket or an accident,” said Continuing Education Assistant Sue Paulson. “Right now, failure to yield is a big deal, and there are specific classes just for that.
New students enroll all year long at most schools throughout the country. But, unlike most schools, the New Richmond Middle School has seen a 41-student bump in its population through the end of the first semester. “The number of students does fluctuate each year. We usually see a spike around the start of the year, after the holiday break and then again in late spring as families have moved due to new jobs in area,” said New Richmond Middle School principal Doug Hatch.
With Messes & Masterpieces ready to enter its fifth year of helping the New Richmond Community realize its creative and artistic side, founder/director Christine Melby wants to raise $10,000 to...
During its Dec. 18 meeting, the New Richmond School District Board of Education discussed several topics, including the Community Commons and the list of goals the board has been working on.
Students at Starr, St. Mary's and Paperjack Elementary schools put on holiday concerts for their parents on Thursday, Dec. 19 and Friday, Dec. 20.
New students enroll all year long at most schools throughout the country. But, unlike most schools, the New Richmond Middle School has seen a 41-student bump in its population through the end of the first semester.
After much deliberation and discussion after their citywide search for the best Christmas light display in New Richmond, the panel of Kiwanis Club Christmas Lighting Contest judges decided the Dennis Family, at 1914 W. Seventh St., are the winners of this year’s contest. Coming in second was last year’s winner, the Smallidge Family, at 315 Greaton Rd., while Earl and Mary Andersen, at 1463 Wooduck Lane, took third.
New Richmond students at every grade-level took to the stage, and music room, to celebrate the holidays with songs performed by bands, choirs and orchestras, as well as elementary school students. Student performances included Hillside Elementary, Starr Elementary, New Richmond Middle School and the New Richmond High School.
More than 1,000 students in physical education classes throughout New Richmond took part in the eighth annual World Sports Stacking Association Guinness World Records Day event on Nov. 14. The New Richmond students helped the WSSA break the world record for “Most People Sports Stacking at Multiple Locations in One Day” with a total of 555,932 people stacking cups on Nov. 14 around the world.